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Gatta curry , dhaniya mangodi & dal bati - marwari cuisine

Main Dish
6 servings
40 min
2 hours
Easy
Marwari cuisine is an exception though. Some recipes use ghee or oil liberally to bring out unique flavours. Try these Marwari recipes on monsoon evenings for a yummy treat.

Ingredients

Number of serving: 6

1)Gatta Curry:


For gatta :

Besan- 400 gms

Whole coriander- 20 gms

Chilly powder- 30 gms

Turmeric powder -10 gms

Salt to taste

Water to make dough

Oil - 100ml


For the gravy:

Curd - 500 gms

Chilly powder- 30 gms

Turmeric powder- 10 gms

Salt to taste

Hing -5 gms

Coriander powder- 10 gms

Cumin seeds - 10 gms


2)Dhaniya mangodi:

Mangodi- 200 gms

Cumin seeds- 10 gms

Hing ( asafoetida )- 4 gms

Turmeric powder- 10gms

Red chilly powder- 20 gms

Coriander powder- 15 gms

Salt to taste

Freshly chopped coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch ( reserve some for garnishing )

Oil for frying

For mangodi

250 g green gram dal

7 -8 green chillies

2 - inch piece of ginger

1/2 teaspoon hing


3)Dal bati:


For dal :

Split green moong dal- 100 gms

Split white urad dal - 100 gms

Chana dal - 100 gms

Masoor dal - 100 gms

Cumin seeds - 10 gms

Hing - 5 gms

Turmeric powder - 10 gms

Chilly powder - 30 gms

Coriander powder - 20 gms

Salt to taste

Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon

Lemon juice - 2 teaspoon


For bati :

Atta - 1kg

Sooji- 200 gms

Salt to taste

Coriander seeds - 15 gms

Cooking soda -10 gms

Oil - 400ml

Besan- 200gms

Pure ghee for frying

Preparation

  • 1)Gatta Curry:
    To make gatta :
    Take a mixing bowl; add besan, turmeric, coriander seeds, chilly powder and salt and mix well. Add oil to the mixture. Rub the besan and oil together. Add water and make soft dough. Divide the dough into equal balls of 1-inch diameter. Roll them in cylindrical shapes of 1-inch diameter. Cook the gatta rolls in boiling water for 15-20 minutes.Allow them to cool and cut into 1-inch slices and fry in oil till light brown.

    For gravy :
    Take the curd in a bowl and mix turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt and whisk it till smooth consistency. Heat oil in a kadai, temper cumin and add hing. Now add the curd mixture and cook till the gravy leaves oil. Add some water and when it starts boiling, add gatta to the gravy and simmer. Leave the gattas in the gravy for at least 30 minutes before serving so that they become soft. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander. Serve hot.
  • 2)Dhaniya mangodi:
    For mangodi:
    Wash and soak green gram dal for 6 -7 hours or overnight . Drain and grind with green chillies, ginger and hing. Grease a plastic sheet and pour a spoonful of the the paste. Repeat the process and let it dry in the sun for a day or two. Break into small pieces and store it in an airtight container.

    Fry mangodi in oil till it becomes slightly brownish and keep aside. Make slurry of turmeric, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt with water. Heat oil in a kadai, temper cumin and add hing. Add the slurry of spices to the oil. Cook till the oil leaves the masala. Add some water and let it boil. Add the mangodi in the gravy and cook for five minutes and add freshly chopped coriander leaves . Adjust seasoning and serve hot with breads or rice.
  • 3)Dal bati:
    For dal :
    Mix all the dals and wash thoroughly. Boil the dal with turmeric till it can be mashed. Make slurry of turmeric, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt with water. In a handi, heat oil and temper cumin seeds and add hing. Add the slurry; cook the masala till it leaves the fat. Now add the boiled dal. Cook for 10-15 minutes till it mixes well and add salt. Give finishing touches by adding lemon juice and chopped coriander.

    For bati :
    In a mixing bowl, add atta, coriander seeds, sooji, besan, salt and cooking soda. Add oil to the mixture and mix well. Kneed the dough with water to make soft dough. Divide the dough in equal balls of 1-inch diameter. Now cook the dumplings in boiling water for 45 minutes to an hour. Cool them and deep fry in desi ghee till golden brown. Serve along with dal and ghee. Traditionally, batis are made on the live Upplas in the villages.

Photos

Gatta Curry, Dhaniya Mangodi & Dal bati - Marwari Cuisine, photo 1Gatta Curry, Dhaniya Mangodi & Dal bati - Marwari Cuisine, photo 2Gatta Curry, Dhaniya Mangodi & Dal bati - Marwari Cuisine, photo 3


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29/09/2011

Very nice dish

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